Mar 29, 2019

Facebook challenges Belgian tracking ban

Facebook is challenging a Belgian court order preventing the company from tracking people without their consent. A Brussels-based court ruled in 2018 that Facebook had broken privacy laws and needed to delete illegally-gathered data on the country's citizens. In 2018, a Belgian court ordered Facebook to stop tracking the country's citizens without their consent. The court told Facebook that it must "Stop following and recording internet use by people surfing in Belgium, until it complies with Belgian privacy laws". In a statement, Facebook told Bloomberg that it understands "That people want more information and control over the data Facebook receives from other websites and apps that use our services".

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